Caine: For all the bullshit they try to teach you in high school, I graduated with about half of it. But then, I didn't go to school but half the time. The other half, I was out selling dope. Growing up out here, there was shit that couldn't be learned in no classroom.
Caine: I thought killing those fools would make me feel good, but it really didn't make me feel anything. I just knew that I could kill somebody, and if I had to, I could do it again.
Mr. Butler: Being a black man in America isn't easy. The hunt is on, and you're the prey. All I'm saying is... All I'm saying is... Survive! All right?
Caine: First I get shot, then you're gonna drive me home? Somebody must want me to die.
Caine: My grandpa asked me one time if I care whether I live or die. Yeah I do. Now it's too late.
Detective: You know you done fucked up, don't you? You know it, don't you? You know you done fucked up.
O-Dog: I'll be larger then that ni**a Steven Seagal I'll be a big-ass-movie-star, shit.
A-Wax: Yeah that shit was cool, but I would have it done much better - it's all about A-wax.
Caine: Went into the store just to get a beer. Came out an accessory to murder and armed robbery. It's funny like that in the hood sometimes. You never knew what was gonna happen, or when. After that I knew it was gonna be a long summer.